United Airlines Is Making Space for Passenger Weight Gain This Season

United Airlines is making accommodations for extra weight around the holidays, leaving up to six seats open on some of their holiday flights.

United Airlines is making accommodations for extra weight around the holidays, leaving up to six seats open on some of their holiday flights.  That’s because we this tend to pack on some pounds this time of year, and planes can only carry so much.   The FAA bases the decision off the fact that on average females, including their carry-ons gain 34 extra pounds and males with carry-on luggage weigh an extra 15.